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Your Country Needs You!

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Alexander Hamilton Papers view image
Document Information
Date December 16, 1798
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name James Gunn (primary) Location: New York
Summary Hamilton enlists General Gunn's service in the Provisional Army.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
Document Notes Copy in the handwriting of Philip Church. Cited in Gunn to Hamilton, 12/19/1798.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James Gunn; Alexander Hamilton; enemy; ;
Related Places New York; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords military service; military operations; ;
Key Phrases With such an enemy we shall want men who will not barely do their duty, but will do it with an energy equal to all dangers.

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